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The Federal Party

Officers of the Federal Party

Leader Vince Cable MP

President Baroness Brinton

Chair of FFRC Anthony Harris

Treasurer Lord German

Vice President (England) Liz Leffman

Vice President (Scotland) Sheila Ritchie

Vice President (Wales) Cadan ap Tomos

Chief Executive Sir Nick Harvey

Federal Conference Committee

(FCC)

The FCC is responsible for organising the

two Federal conferences each year. This

includes choosing the agenda from the

policy and business motions submitted

by conference representatives, local,

regional and state parties, specified

associated organisations and Federal

committees, and taking decisions on

venues, registration rates and other

organisational matters. It works within a

budget set by the FFRC.

The FCC has 22 voting members: Party

President; Chief Whip; three state party

representatives; one representative from

the FB, two from the FPC, one from the

Federal Communications & Elections

Committee (FCEC), one from the Federal

People Development Committee (FPDC);

and fifteen directly elected members. It

elects its own chair, who must be one of

the directly elected representatives

Federal Policy Committee (FPC)

The FPC is responsible for researching

and developing policy and overseeing

the Federal Party's policy-making

process, including producing policy

papers for debate at conference and

drawing up (in consultation with the

relevant parliamentary party) the Federal

election manifestos for Westminster and

European elections.

The FPC has 29 voting members: Party

Leader and six other Parliamentarians;

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Party President; two councillors;

three state party representatives; one

representative of the FCEC; and fifteen

members directly elected by conference

representatives. It must be chaired by the

Leader.

Federal Board (FB)

The FB is responsible for directing,

co-ordinating and overseeing the

implementation of the Party's strategy

and the work of the Federal Party. The FB

also has responsibility, at least once per

Parliament, for preparing a document

outlining the Party's Strategy, for

submission for debate and agreement by

Conference.

The FB has 35 voting members: Party

President (who chairs it); Party Leader and

three other Parliamentarians; the chairs

of the three state parties; the chairs of

each of the Federal Committees including

a vice-chair of the FPC; a councillor; a

Young Liberals representative; three state

party representatives; and 15 directly

elected members.

Federal Finance and Resources

Committee (FFRC)

The FFRC is responsible for planning

and administering the budget and

finances of the Federal Party, overseeing

its administration and ensuring its

compliance with the Political Parties,

Elections and Referendums Act 2000,

as well as overseeing the Party's risk

management operations and its Risk

Register.

The FFRC has 14 voting members: the

Registered Treasurer and Chair; the

Registered Treasurers of the three state

parties; five other members (elected by

the FB); Party Treasurer; Party President;

one representative of the Parliamentary

Office of the Liberal Democrats; Chief

Executive; and one member of Federal

staff.

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